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May 14, 2019 Press Release

SAN DIEGO—Yesterday Rep John Lewis attended a keel laying ceremony for the first in a class of Navy ships named after him.  There are 20 ships in the John Lewis class, which will all be Fleet Replenishment Oilers.  The first of the class, the USNS John Lewis, is projected for completion in April of 202

May 7, 2019 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis recently joined congressional colleagues in urging the Appropriations Committee to rescind a policy rider that would prevent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from amending the Free File program.  Most of the attention in the press regarding H.R.

April 27, 2019 Press Release

Today, America is reeling from another attack on a synagogue just one day before the end of Passover.  A young shooter, allegedly a 19-year-old man currently in police custody, walked into the Chabad of Poway, a 33-year-old synagogue in the outskirts of San Diego and opened fire with an assault rifle on worshippers.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

          I was disturbed to learn that just a few days before the 51st anniversary of Dr.

April 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) announced plans on Monday to grow a beard in an attempt to avoid being repeatedly mistaken for Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD).

March 28, 2019 Press Release

The Georgia House is currently considering an amended version of S.B.131, which would have originally permitted the State of Georgia to take away ownership and operation of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport from the City of Atlanta.

March 22, 2019 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis joins his colleagues in demanding that the report delivered by special counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr today must be made public in its entirety:


March 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA) and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) sent a letter to two U.S.

March 14, 2019 Press Release

Today, the House Ways & Means Committee asked Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin to report to the committee in a hearing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal.  Rep.

March 8, 2019 Press Release
An Historic Reform Package to Restore Voting Rights Protections, Confront the Culture of Corruption in Washington, and Reduce the Role of Money in Politics

WASHINGTON - Rep. John Lewis (GA) is one of the co-authors of the Voter Empowerment Act, included nearly in its entirety in H.R.